MALWARE: WannaCry

WannaCry is a ransomware worm that spread rapidly through across a number of computer networks in May of 2017. After infecting a Windows computer, it encrypts files on the PC's hard drive, making them impossible for users to access, then demands a ransom payment in bitcoin in order to decrypt them.

 

Incidents Caused by this Malware

  • March 28, 2018: Boeing Hit by Wannacry

Threat Actors Known to use this Malware

No threat actors identified

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